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More awards for Nicholas Hare Architects

Nicholas Hare were delighted to receive the RIBA East Midlands Award for Noel-Baker School & St Martins. The school and Derby City Council picked up the Client of the Year Award. The scheme also won the top prize at the... View Article

Garador takes cyclists for a ride

Garage door maker Garador played its part in a recent major charity cycle ride. Over 500 cyclists turned out to raise funds for the Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance by cycling 54 miles from Watchet Harbour on the north Somerset... View Article

Transparent about translucency

Paul Jackson, technical director at Rodeca, explains how translucent polycarbonate panels have evolved to be a viable alternative to glass Recent advanced testing and developments in thermoplastic engineering are now positioning translucent polycarbonate panels as a serious, if previously overlooked,... View Article

Hybrid taking education to the next level

By Steve Wightman, director, Senior Architectural Systems Despite the Building Schools for the Future programme being scrapped due to cuts in 2010, there is still a commitment on the part of the government to modernise the UK’s education infrastructure. This... View Article

Changing daylight

Architect Christopher Sykes examines how Structura engineers and constructs glass and translucent solutions for maximising the benefits of daylighting Daylighting through the creative use of wall or roof glazing radically changes building envelope design and the ambience of interiors. It... View Article

Throwing new light on station design

Intelligent use of glass and translucent products is helping to shape contemporary railway architecture, writes Ray Philpott The reborn, luminous masterpieces of St Pancras International and London King’s Cross stations are high-profile symbols of the railway renaissance that’s gripping Britain.... View Article

Making connections

A light-filled atrium designed by Ryder Architecture is central to the Scottish Crime Campus’ bespoke facility When the Scottish government commissioned the Scottish Crime Campus, the driving purpose was to create a secure campus, which would enable closer and more joined... View Article

Domus Thermal announced as Housebuilder Product Award finalist

Following success at last year’s Housebuilder Product Awards, Polypipe Ventilation is pleased to announce its unique Domus Thermal duct insulation solution is again a finalist in this year’s Best Services Product category. Domus Thermal is a patented system that significantly... View Article

TUM at Architecture Biennale in Venice

Stephan Trüby – newly appointed tenure track Assistant Professor for Architectural and Cultural Theory at Technische Universität München (TUM) – is the research director and co-curator of the main exhibition “Elements of Architecture” at the Architecture Biennale. In collaboration with... View Article

Redefining the riverside

Nine Elms on the South Bank’s transformation of up to 3km of the Thames riverside with striking, modern architecture showcases glass. Michael Willoughby reports on the Riverside development London is a city of huge inequality, with vast income differences between north... View Article

CE marking for glass is anything but clear

The Construction Products Directive (CPD) in 1989 was replaced by the Construction Products Regulation (CPR). The CPR was officially published in the Official Journal of the European Union on 4 April 2011 and came into full force on 1 July 2013.... View Article
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